The Mammoth Book of Weird But True

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A giant humorous collection of funny news stories, whacky phenomena, hilarious blunders and gaffes—over 1000 extraordinary cases from around the world. Who needs urban legends, when these are all true? It’s everything readers love about Ripley’s Believe it or Not! with an added punch of humor.
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Overview


A giant humorous collection of funny news stories, whacky phenomena, hilarious blunders and gaffes—over 1000 extraordinary cases from around the world. Who needs urban legends, when these are all true? It’s everything readers love about Ripley’s Believe it or Not! with an added punch of humor.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762437283
  • Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
  • Publication date: 12/6/2011
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 1,358,331
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author


Geoff Tibballs is the author and editor of numerous humor titles including The Mammoth Book of Jokes, The Mammoth Book of Dirty Jokes, and The Mammoth Book of Comic Quotes. He lives in England.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Animal Crackers 3

2 Sex Matters 45

3 Artistic Pursuits 73

4 For Better or For Worse 97

5 In Sickness and in Health 119

6 Till Death Us Do Part 143

7 Sports Crazy 179

8 Baffled By Technology 209

9 Law and Disorder 223

10 The World of Politics 299

11 Flashes of Inspiration 317

12 At Work and Play 341

13 Rocky Relationships 377

14 Eat, Drink and Be Weird 409

15 Unforgettable Journeys 427

16 Accidents Will Happen 467

17 That's Life 487

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